Sedalia Police Reports For November 21, 2022
This article is compiled from the Sedalia Police Department reports.
Early Sunday morning, Officers were dispatched to a traffic accident in the area of West Broadway Boulevard and South Quincy Avenue involving a passenger car and a motorcycle. During the course of the investigation, it was determined the driver of the passenger car was intoxicated. Brett Graham, 20, of Sedalia, was arrested and transported to the Sedalia Police Department. Graham then provided a breath sample that showed his BAC to be above 0.08. Graham was then transported to the Pettis County Jail to be placed on a 24 hour hold pending the filing of charges of Driving While Intoxicated (With Serious Physical Injury). The driver of the motorcycle, identified as Kyle Strunk, 24, of Sedalia, was ejected and sustained serious injuries. He was transported to the Missouri University Hospital by air ambulance. The events and circumstances involved in the crash are still in the early stages of investigation. Anyone with information regarding this crash is asked to contact the Sedalia Police Department Traffic unit at 660-826-8100.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the 400 block of West Broadway Boulevard for a report of a disturbance Saturday evening. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with the individuals involved. The investigation showed the situation was in regards to a child custody issue. A primary physical aggressor could not be determined. A 12 hour log was completed.
Late Sunday night, Officers were dispatched to the Taco Bell restaurant, 820 South Limit Avenue, for a reported assault. The victim was currently at his home address, and was going to the Bothwell Hospital. Officers met with the victim at the hospital. Information was taken for a report. The suspects are known, but at this time have not been located.
Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of West Main Street and South Gentry Avenue Sunday evening. A passenger was found to have two active Failure to Appear warrants for his arrest. Damarion Jerel Jones, 19, of Sedalia, was arrested for his FTA warrants that carried original charges of Assault and Stealing. Jones was transported to the Pettis County Jail with a cash only bond set at $120.00.
Friday night, Officers were dispatched to the area of Southwest Boulevard Court in reference to reports of an intoxicated driver. Contact was made, and during the course of the investigation it was determined the driver was intoxicated. Russell Dean Shaw, 53, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (Prior Offender). Shaw was then transported to the Bothwell Hospital, where a blood draw was conducted. Shaw was placed on a 12 hour hold at the Pettis County Jail for safekeeping. A request for a charge of Resisting Arrest has also been submitted to the Prosecutor.
Sunday morning, Officers responded to the 3800 block of East Broadway Boulevard in reference to a vehicle accident. The driver was identified, and their information was run through Dispatch. It was confirmed they had a revoked driving status. Caleb Paul Bartlett, 26, of Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Revoked. Bartlett was transported to the Police Department to be fingerprinted. Bartlett was then issued a citation with a court date and released.
Saturday night, Officers responded to the 3000 block of South Stewart Avenue in reference to found property. Upon arrival, Officers found a bicycle and backpack that were left in front of the residence. The property was collected, and placed into evidence as found property.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the Korner Lounge, 1604 South Ohio Avenue, Saturday night in reference to a vehicle theft that had just occurred. An Officer made contact with the victim, who stated she had left her car running to warm up and when she came back out, it was gone. An investigative stop was conducted on a suspect vehicle involved in the theft. An occupant was found to have warrants for their arrest. Bobbie Jo Williams, 47, of Sedalia, was arrested on a warrant issued in October from Pettis County for felony Forgery. Williams was arrested and transported to the Pettis County Jail pending a $5,000 cash or surety bond on the Pettis County warrant. A suspect for the vehicle theft has not been identified at this time.
Saturday night, Officers responded to the 1100 block of East 6th Street for a report of a dog bite. When Officers arrived, the resident had a significant injury to his face and had left to go the hospital. The animal has been quarantined.
Sunday morning, an Officer was dispatched to the 2900 block of Aaron Avenue in reference to a property damage report. Christopher Fisher reported that sometime within the last 48 hours, someone used a rock to break out two windows.
Friday morning, Officers responded to the O'Reilly Auto Parts, 2414 West Broadway Boulevard, in reference to property damage. Upon arrival, Officers observed someone had spray painted lewd and offensive images and words on the back of the building. At the time of the report, the suspect has not been identified.
Sedalia Police were dispatched to the intersection of West Broadway Boulevard and South Limit Avenue Friday evening for a report of a hit and run accident. Information was collected from Dakota Ryan Shepard. One of the other drivers left the scene of the accident. The suspect is unknown at this time.
Friday evening, Officers responded to the Eagle Stop store, 1515 Thompson Boulevard, for a report of an employee using marijuana in the parking lot. Contact was made with the employee, who was found to have two active Failure to Appear warrants for their arrest. One was from Carrol County on original charges of Failure to Display License Plates, while another was from Pettis County on charges of Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Cora Lee Hathaway, 27, of Sedalia, was arrested for her two warrants, a new charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and a felony charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Bond on the Carrol County warrant was set at $250 cash only, the Pettis County warrant held a bond of $321.50 cash only, and the latest warrant's bond was set at $7500 cash or surety.
Sedalia Police spoke with a complainant over the phone Friday afternoon in reference to lost property. The complainant stated that sometime on the morning of November 17th, he lost his wallet at the Fortune Palace, 3005 South Limit Avenue. The wallet contained several items.